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31.03.21

We are recruiting for a CAD Technician and also for a Sales Assistant/Estimator.  Please see further details below:

 

CAD TECHNICIAN

General description:

We are a growing business within the garden joinery industry.  We specialise in bespoke exterior joinery for both commercial and residential clients.  The Garden Trellis Company prides itself on quality and reliability and has become the market leader within this industry.

As CAD Technician you will help support and manage ongoing projects with the project management team, provide support to the manufacturing facility and help spearhead product development.

Under the direction of the Senior Project Manager, the Technician is expected to take on any/all tasks in the quest to learn all he/she can about processing and managing projects for The Garden Trellis Company.

For this role:

  • Working joinery knowledge essential. Previous hands-on experience on the joiner’s bench would be advantageous.
  • Interpreting architects’ drawings & designs
  • Able to draw a proposed design using 2D and 3D CAD applications
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications essential.
  • Creating and maintaining project management documentation to appropriate standards including: Design drawings, order sheets, fitting packs, Health & Safety requirements etc.
  • Providing feedback in internal meetings to keep the team informed
  • Offering general back up to the Projects Department
  • Helping to improve communications between office and workshop
  • Attending occasional site visits

To succeed as our CAD Technician, you will need:

  • To be highly motivated
  • Great communication skills
  • To be a team player
  • The ability to communicate ideas and processes with sketch details
  • A keen eye for detail & the ability to work under pressure
  • A flexible approach to work & the ability to prioritise & manage time effectively
  • A high level of organisational skills
  • To be willing and able to help on multiple projects
  • Clean UK driving licence (an advantage)

Benefits:

  • Salary – dependent on experience
  • Inclusion in a twice-yearly bonus scheme
  • 28 days including bank holidays (extra holiday is available for longer service)
  • Pension – Nest
  • Use of the company beach hut
  • Great potential for personal growth

Please email your CV with a covering letter and details of your current role and package to rebecca@gardentrellis.co.uk.

 

SALES ASSISTANT/ESTIMATOR

 

We are a growing business within the garden joinery industry.  We specialise in bespoke exterior joinery for both commercial and residential clients.  The Garden Trellis Company prides itself on quality and reliability and has become the market leader within this industry.

We are looking for a Sales Assistant / Estimator to be based at our offices in Clacton-On-Sea. Our projects are generally in central London but also throughout the UK. This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

Job purpose:

This role is a key part of our high-quality bespoke joinery business.

As a member of the sales and estimation team you will help to develop successful relationships with both trade and retail clients.

Assisting with detailed estimates based on tender documents and client’s drawings / information whilst aiming for the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

In doing this the Sales Assistant has to be mindful of many things; Client’s brief and budget, design and manufacture, lead times and deadlines, Customer Service, obtaining a sale and finally comprehensive handovers to our Project Management team.

As a Sales Assistant, good communication is vital both within the company and outside. Monitoring changes in design and specifications, updating files and colleagues accordingly and maintaining excellent customer service through communication and commitment.

Responsibilities:

  • First response with telephone and live web chat enquiries.
  • Taking responsibility for quotes assigned, complete pricing and design to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Offering top class customer service to help convert enquiries into sales.
  • Following up enquiries and finding product/design solutions for clients.
  • Where necessary, value engineer the materials and or construction to reduce the project’s costs to help gain sales.
  • Actively seeking out new clients and opportunities.
  • Assist Project Managers with pricing.
  • Attend internal department meetings and give feedback on potential sales to keep the teams informed.
  • Keep drawing files and a custom project tracker programme up to date.
  • Assist with general admin tasks.

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Previous sales/admin office experience
  • Strong communication skills with excellent customer service
  • Good eye for detail.
  • CAD Experience, preferable
  • Can do, positive attitude with aspirations for further development within the business;
  • Team player.
  • Joinery; An understanding of and a passion / interest in timber.
  • Appreciation for garden and landscape design.
  • Experience of Microsoft office applications essential

Benefits:

  • Salary – dependent on experience
  • Inclusion in a twice-yearly bonus scheme
  • 28 days including bank holidays (extra holiday is available for longer service)
  • Pension – Nest
  • Use of the company beach hut
  • Great potential for personal growth

Please email your CV with a covering letter and details of your current role and package to rebecca@gardentrellis.co.uk

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